Framed by Nernier to the east and west Chens, Messery develops a facade of 3.25 km on Lake Geneva which 0.4 km of public domain in two different sites "La Pointe" and "Under Pres. Its altitude varies from 372 to 456 m between the lake and hinterland.
The water activities are very dynamic, especially windsurfing.
Forests cover over one third of the Commune and is crisscrossed by many roads and trails for family hiking.
His story: the installation of the first human communities Messery dates back to Neolithic times, as evidenced by the remains of two coastal cities. The Roman occupation left few traces of many "houses" arranged in rows parallel to the lake and church (St Peter's goddaughter of Geneva), built in 1841, contains in its structure, elements of a monument dating from this period. The etymology of Messery also explained by the dominant economic activity practiced by the Romans Missiriacum; Missiria mean "the country's wheat." From medieval times, has kept a house Messery strong Frize, the Count property of the family then Lugrin Costa de Beauregard until the 18th century.